Tuesday, November 26, 2013
For months, all eyes in the sky have pointed at the comet that's zooming toward a blisteringly close encounter with the sun.
Monday, November 25, 2013
To most people, Lake Superior is a vast body of water that is beautiful to look at and, for the hardy, fun to splash in near the rocky shoreline. But for University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire graduate Jerry Eliason of Cloquet, Minnesota, Kraig Smith of Rice Lake, Wisconsin, and Ken Merryman of Minneapolis, Minnesota, the lake is a mystery just waiting to be solved.
Watching sports can make you fitter, according to research Sunday that said viewing other people exercise increases heart rate and other physiological measures as if you were working out yourself.
A 120-year-old wax-covered cylinder containing the earliest known recording of a black vocal group in the U.S. was sold at auction Saturday.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
An Asian buyer purchased a rare Leica camera, one of only four of its kind in the world, for US$620,000 at a Hong Kong auction, auctioneers said Saturday.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Native Americans have closer genetic ties to people in Eurasia, the Middle East and Europe than previously believed, according to new research on a 24,000-year-old human bone.
Friday, November 22, 2013
U.S. customs agents said Wednesday they have seized a horde of “priceless” ancient Korean artifacts, brought to California by a U.S. serviceman deployed in the Korean War six decades ago.
A meteorite found in the Sahara last year by Bedouin tribesmen is a rock from Mars, revealing that the Red Planet's crust formed 4.4 billion years ago, scientists reported on Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
NASA's newest robotic explorer, MAVEN, rocketed toward Mars on Monday on a quest to unravel the ancient mystery of the red planet's radical climate change.